Doing business in Qatar

Partnering for progress

Every successful business must take a long-term view, to achieve their most ambitious goals and fulfill their potential. We support you from consideration and expansion, and throughout your business journey to ensure your long-term success in Qatar.

5.6%

GDP growth

Stable GDP growth averaging 5.6% annually for the last 10 years

1.1%

Average inflation rate

1.1% average inflation rate for the last 10 years

4th

GDP per capita

4th highest GDP per capita in the world

National champions

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QatarEnergy
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Qatar National Bank
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Qatargas
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Qatar Stock Exchange
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Qatar Investment Authority
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Qatar Airways
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Ooredoo
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Qatar Foundation
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Al Jazeera
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Kahramaa
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Ashghal

National projects

One of the gains of Qatar’s commitment to the realisation of its national vision for the year 2030 is a US$200bn government-sponsored investment programme that spans an entire spectrum of sectors, industries, and domains.

Lusail City

A 38 km green smart city project.

$45 bn

of target investments

Lusail City

Doha Metro

A rapid transit system with 354 km of track and 93 stations.

$12 bn

of target investments

Doha Metro

Hamad Port

One of the world’s largest port developments.

$7.4bn

of target investments

Hamad Port

Hamad International Airport

Recognised as the ‘Best Airport in the World’, HIA is serving more than 30 million passenger per year, with plans to double its capacity.

80%

of the world’s population within 6-hour

Hamad International Airport

Nationwide infrastructure

Ashghal’s portfolio involves the development of an 800+ km road network, 200 new bridges and more

QR100 bn

of targeted investments

Nationwide infrastructure

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Qatar National Vision 2030

The Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030) was announced in October 2008 by His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The long-term vision defines the development outcomes for Qatar and provides a clear structure of development and implementation strategies.

Environmental development

Management of the environment to reach a harmony between economic growth, social development, and environmental protection – the three dimensions of sustainable development.

Environmental development
Social development
Social development

Development of a just and caring society based on high moral standards and supportive social policies, and where Qatar plays a significant role in the global partnership for development.

Economic development

Development of a competitive and diversified economy capable of meeting the needs of, and securing a high standard of living for, all its people both for the present and for the future.

Economic development
Human development
Human development

Development that expands the opportunities and capabilities of all the people of Qatar to enable them to sustain a prosperous society.